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Marie Gallo brings 18 years of legislative and administrative experience to the residents of Parma Heights. She has served as a council member for over a decade and is currently serving her fourth consecutive term as Council President. As a full-time municipal human resources director, she assists with all city-wide divisions including police, fire and service. She has managed a senior center, division of youth and family services, division of information technology, civil service and a municipal building department. 

After graduating from Holy Name High School in 1997, Marie went on to earn her Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. She then achieved her Municipal Clerk Certification, enhancing her knowledge of the legislative process and the rules and laws that govern city council. She served as a Clerk of Council for two municipalities, and was promoted to Director of Human Resources where she assists with the oversight of over 200 full-time employees and multiple city departments. Marie Gallo will hit the ground running as mayor.


Infrastructure, Streets and Sewers
Allocate federal stimulus funds for infrastructure improvements while working with the state and county to secure grant funding

Flooding Solutions
Perform aggressive storm line maintenance and install retention and detention basins

Public Safety and Service
Keep our city safe and maintained by protecting these critical services

Senior and Recreation Services
Continue to provide and expand upon these services to enhance quality of living in our city

Property Maintenance
Focus on working with residents to maintain properties to beautify our neighborhoods and increase property values

Economic Development
Support and strengthen our business community through marketing partnerships and economic development initiative.


Parma Heights Council Member
2010 – present 

Parma Heights Council President
2014 – present

North Olmsted Human Resources Director
2016 – present

North Olmsted Clerk of Council
2009 – 2016

Parma Heights Clerk of Council
2006 – 2009

Cuyahoga County Administrative Assistant
2003 – 2006

Holy Name High School
Class of 1997

Baldwin-Wallace University, B.A. Criminal Justice

International Institute of Municipal Clerks, Certified Municipal Clerk

Served on Parma Heights Finance Committee, Safety Committee, Streets Committee and Planning Commission


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